Employee & Family Resources Turns 50

Author Christopher Kennedy Lawford will share inspiring stories of his 24-year battle with drug and alcohol addiction.
Author Christopher Kennedy Lawford will share inspiring stories of his 24-year battle with drug and alcohol addiction.

By Belle Du Chene

Activist, actor and best-selling author Christopher Kennedy Lawford will headline Employee & Family Resources’ (EFR) golden anniversary celebration on Oct. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Temple for Performing Arts. Lawford will share inspiring stories of the road to recovery from his battle with a near-fatal drug and alcohol addiction as well as the stories of other people he has encountered along his journey. His newest book is “What Addicts Know”; he’s also the author of “Symptoms of Withdrawal,” “Recover to Live” and “Moment of Clarity: Voices From the Front Lines of Addiction and Recovery.”

EFR is a nonprofit human services organization that offers a variety of services, ranging from substance abuse prevention to language interpretation. Tickets to the anniversary celebration cost $125 per person. VIP table tickets for 10 people cost $2,000 and include a VIP reception and book signing, a signed copy of “What Addicts Know” and dinner with dessert.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here or call 472-2335.

You May Also Like

Every Man Should…Test Drive These Three Classic Cars

By Jonathan Brendemuehl Everyone enjoys that new-car smell. But isn’t there something to be ...

New Grape Discovery

I’m always one to ignore the known grapes (Chardonnay, Cabernet, etc.) as there are ...

Art Along the Trail

Clive Public Arts Advisory Commission is issuing a call to artists for its second ...